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Rep. Karen Handel

Former Representative for Georgia’s 6th District

pronounced KAIR-un // HAN-dul

Handel was the representative for Georgia’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. She served from 2017 to 2018.

Photo of Rep. Karen Handel [R-GA6, 2017-2018]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2018 Report Card for Handel.

Bills Sponsored

Handel recently introduced the following legislation:

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Handel voted Yea

Failed 230/162 on Dec 20, 2018.

Handel voted Yea

Passed 361/61 on Sep 26, 2018.

H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion …

Handel voted Yea

Passed 366/52 on Jul 25, 2018.

The House Amendment to S. 1182 extends the National Flood Insurance Program, which is set to expire July 31, 2018, through November 30, 2018. This …

Missed Votes

From Jun 2017 to Dec 2018, Handel missed 2 of 887 roll call votes, which is 0.2%. This is better than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2018. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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